News of the day 9 January 2016
News / Latest headlines
Warm enough for the beach and sea in Puerto Pollensa yesterday.

Northern News Spotlight

Spring comes early to Puerto Pollensa

The temperature rose to 25 degrees, some ten degrees warmer than normal for the time of year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Flaws in the new tourist tax already being found.

Tourist tax

Tourist tax will not be paid by 70% of private tourist accommodation

“We cannot increase the number of inspectors, as this isn’t possible at the moment,” says tourism minister.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Warm weather putting a brake on shops’ business


Warm weather putting a brake on shops’ business

The best Christmas campaign for years has been followed by lesser business, with consumers not being tempted to buy winter clothing and footwear.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearics was national leader for boat registrations


Balearics was national leader for boat registrations

There were more boats registered in the Balearics last year than anywhere else in Spain, 709 vessels in all having been registered.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

New restrictions on golf courses.


Land laws to be frozen until 2018

The laws in question are those for tourism, land and farming and affect, among other things, hotel expansion.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Trial of the century

"The eyes of Spain and probably the world will be on Palma ..."

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor

"Our hopes have been dashed by those petty nationalists in Britain, France, Spain etc."

Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca’s first signing of 2016, Pol Roigé.

Real Mallorca

Can Sarver bring the wow factor to Mallorca?

“I’ve always wanted to buy into a European soccer club with potential. Real Mallorca looked an ideal opportunity."

Monro Bryce

Edition of 9 January 2016